Image ID
ICHi-154831
Headline
Destruction of Rue de la Station in Louvain, Belgium, World War 1
Date Depicted
1914
Date Created
1914
Creator
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
cellulose nitrate film
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-154831; John T. McCutcheon, photographer
Inventory Number
1985.0385
Storage Location
John T. McCutcheon negatives collection, [ca. 1890-1919], Box 14
Horizon Bib. No.
4585
Max Pixels - Height
6693
Max Pixels - Width
4767
KEYWORDS
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destruction of rue de la station in louvain belgium world war 1

View of Rue de la Station in Louvain, Belgium following the burning and looting of the town by the German army at the start of World War 1, August 1914. The photographer, John T. McCutcheon, was a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune at this time. This image was published in the Chicago Tribune on December 20, 1914.

View of Rue de la Station in Louvain, Belgium following the burning and looting of the town by the German army at the start of World War 1, August 1914. The photographer, John T. McCutcheon, was a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune at this time. This image was published in the Chicago Tribune on December 20, 1914.

05-15-2017